To expand a bit more the min wage thing was allowing local municipalities to set their own, which Boulder will likely do this year.
$55K/yr for state lobbying (Headwaters Strategies, Denver firm)
Still a Boulder priority.
1.) Further strengthen rights of/protections for mobile home residents (Working with Edie Hooton on this)
Some progress made last year. "Fantastic first step," Castillo says, but more to do.
Yes, Castillo says. Full control on materials bans. "I think your chances are good that we'll get that."
Yes, Castillo says.
Carr: In rent control statute, it doesn't apply to voluntary agreements between gov't and developer. But city can't deny approval based on rent control (and affordable housing)
No. 1 is always the same: Support funding for federal labs and CU (funding routinely threatened)
Friend, gun control
Swetlik, minmum wage and rent control
Weaver, something about electric utility
And I missed Brockett's, but I think he emailed about it and it was muni-related, too.
Oct. 5, a letter was sent out.
"Imagine a 20% pay cut."
Rose: Region 6 and 7 (CO Springs and Boulder) which Anthem administers, are being impacted by this.
Already having impacts, he says. "I've already had to cut my pay. I'm back on Medicaid myself."
Rich Andrews brought me back, talking about pesticides: "You are being poisoned every day."
The most efficient way to do that is preventative, outpatient care.
References substance abuse and suicide crises in CO.
Feels good to be doing my job.
Boulder supporting both those bills.
"This is giving us the authority to build the coalitions and speak directly to our legislators."
Friend: There would be exemptions.
Weaver: This is being proposed for the state level?
Weaver: I'm in favor of it.
Council OK with that
Some debate over that now, bc it's not been proven to do that, scientifically.
"Not wild" about Young's proposal.
Boulder also says it supports rent control at mobile home parks.
Council agrees. That's added in.